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Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
transported to the hospital. one, an elderly woman. the other a man in his 50s. don't know the outcome of what happened to them once they got to the hospital. not believed to be serious. there was a third person who was taken to the hospital. this person came from tinley town. this person was complaining of anxiety issues. that person was transported to the hospital. lesli, back to you. >> thank you. and we continue our team coverage with more about the problems bruce mentioned over at the tinley town metro. surae chinn is there. those people are sure hoping for a smoother evening rush hour, surae. >> reporter: lesli, so far, so good. but at the time 20 to 30 people got off the train. one person did suffer from anxiety taken to the hospital. the incident, one person again taken to the hospital. some were so fed up they decided to get off the train the first chance they got. >> there was frustration. >> i don't know. i just didn't want to take the train anymore. >> and confusion. >> try to get the fire back on. they said they are going to evacuate us again. >> people want to evacuate. >>
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate as a bump in the road. >> that assertion is desperate and offensive. the president was referring to the transformations in the region. >> the president's campaign is rolling out a new ad attacking romney for saying 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxi themselves as victims. >> maybe instead of attacking others on taxes, romney should come clean on his. >> ad is airing in ohio, where paul romney is launching a campaign bus tour. and the first of three presidential debates is set for october 3. at the white house, i'm karen, derek, back to you. >> looking forward to that. thank you. president obama is in new york where tomorrow he will address the u.n. general assembly and the clinton global initiative. mitt romney will speak at the clinton global initiative tomorrow. >> still ahead, out of the woods? residents try to save the last remaining section of forest in tyson's corner. >> we'll let you know the if the kids need a jacket for the bus stop. >>> up next, a new study could lead to major breakthroughs in the way women are treated f
NBC
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
they took this year to protect the immigrants who came to the u.s. illegally as children. but many in this key voting group are pressing on whether or not they felt comprehensive immigration reform. all to step up to say that we'll work with you to make it happen. >> reporter: but mitt romney called the president's action on immigration election year politics. but they failed to find a permanent solution. >> and then he put up a stop- gap measure, just temporary. these kids, they deserve something better than temporary. where the tickets will start at $20,000. >>> the two candidates for the u.s. senate seat being vacated participated in the debate today in northern virginia. >> members of congress got a chance today to follow up on a report about that botched gun operation called fast and furious. the house hearing, they came less than 24 hours after the report effectively cleared the attorney general. and dissecting three hours of the questions to the justice department inspector general. about where the program went wrong. >> and this failure, for the safety of the individuals in
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
coming up on this topic today. of course, including coming up in 45 minutes. u.s.a. today senior nfl writer will join me to break down the dispute between the real referees and the league and tell us how last night's call impacts their current negotiations. anita. >>> here's an odd twist in this whole nfl referee dispute. scott walker got a lot of attention today when he called for the return of the union referee. you may remember the crowds of protesters outside the wisconsin state house last year after the republican governor tried to effectively end collective bargaining rights for most of the state's public workers. one of the state senators who fled wisconsin in opposition of that proposal said today that walker posts these days are all ironic. >>> a rough year for pepco could get worse this week. unionized workers are scheduled to vote on e company's latest contract offer. if it fails, workers could then vote to strike. so what will that mean for you? we asked our com to find out. >> look around you. we have become a power dependent society. >> we are a complete technology ag
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
phone 4s, can't do that with the iphone 5. the biggest thing for some, you heard the guy in the piece talk about it. that switch from the google map to the ones on apple's own application. some of the landmarks are misplaced, the directions are not always accurate. apple says it hears you. it understands. and it is trying to work on a solution. anita. >> a few small glitches it sounds like. very interesting. thanks. couldn't believe those lines. it's a good bet many of those new iphones will be pointed at the national zoo's new panda cub. today the zoo released this. what is called the best view of the five day old cub today. we made a circle around him for you, or her. just under her balanced on the arm is the cub. mom is grooming and the little one is stretching its vocal cords. it will be several weeks before we know if it is a boy or girl and following chinese tradition, it won't be named until it is 100 days old. >>> is it free speech, hate speech, or both? i'm andrea mccarren, coming up, details of an ad you might see on metro. >>> and i'm erica in for topper tonight. it's a mild ni
NBC
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> we're thinking about their families and those that they left behind. what a tragedy to lose such a wonderful -- >> reporter: governor's plan for a moment of silence was cut short by a heckler, for his criticism of the obama administration reaction to the unrest. high-level republicans accused romney of speaking too quickly before all the facts were known. >> i don't really have a problem with what he said. i think what he said initially was correct. >> maybe he's the statesman we haven't had since reagan. you can have the politicians. >> reporter: romney focused more broadly on american leadership, charging that the administration's proposed military cuts would weaken it. >> as we watch the world today, sometimes it seems we're at the mercy of events instead of shaping events. and a strong america is essential to shape events. and a strong america depends on a strong military. we have to have a military. >> reporter: but northern virginia democrats say romney's reaction to events in egypt and libya this week show he's not ready to lead. >> in h
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
said there's a car in my living room from.s >> wow, pat is fine, her husband and dog are fine. the driver was taken to the hospital and should be fine, too. the house not so good. >>> no homes involved in this accident, but a big mess nonetheless. a tractor trailer overturned on the outer loop of the beltway at the baltimore washington parkway. we're told two people were taken to the hospital when it was all over. the truck spilled 150 gallons of diesel fuel. crews have been cleaning it up now. right now all outer loops are open, lanes are open, that is, but traffic is still backed up. >>> yesterday we told you about a woman convicted on domestic abuse charges for repeatedly assaulting her ex-boyfriend. today a d.c. judge sentenced karen young to 180 days in jail, but all but seven days will be suspended. so she's not going to spend very much time behind bars. young will also serve one year of probation and undergo mental health evaluations and assessments and be tested for drugs and alcohol. >>> still to come on 9news iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad lashes out at israel
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: d.c.'s police chief announced the arrest of three suspects wednesday night. >> i can't say enough about how heartbreaking it is to see that something as simple as a piece of property or a cell phone will cause someone the type of injuries and grief that these three individuals have caused the maslin family. >> reporter: police now say that the same night that they attacked maslin the three young suspects robbed two other men near l'oreal plaza in adams morgan and got caught. police say they found maslin's iphone on one suspect, but they did not trace it, not until a tipster recognized one of the suspects' white hyundai from surveillance video and police finally closed the loop this week, six weeks after maslin was beaten and left for dead on capitol hill. >> a phone, a phone, you know, a phone, it's just despicable. >> reporter: so the suspects just went before a judge here. i saw them briefly and then before i had to run up here very quickly. they seemed calm considering the nature of the charges against them. we have a sketch artist down there. 6:00 we'll show you what
NBC
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
wife speaks. news 4's jim vance joins us live in charlotte. >> hey, vance. >> reporter: hi, wendy. the president is not the only one who is anticipating what the first lady has to say tonight. except we have to assume, don't we, he probably already knows. this convention is about to be gaveled into session. there are all kinds of tightly scripted speakers and videos. these things have been such in the last couple of decades. the hall begins to fill now with a whole lot of people in anticipation of some heavyweights coming up here tonight. former virginia governor and senate candidate tim cain scheduled to speak. so the maryland's kbovrner martin o'malley. an santonio's mare yoi julian castro is the keynote speaker. the one most anticipated first lady michelle obama. yesterday in an interview she talked about what she is going to talk about tonight and she also is reaching out to younger voters. >> we have a president who has a vision for this country to make sure that every american, regardless of who they are or what they look like or who they love, that they have a fair shot at
NBC
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
's right. david is actually already out with a new sound bite in which romney contradicts u.s. policy going back to the clinton administration and suggests that the isreali palestinian conflict is unsolveable. this is really been a bomb shell for the liberal magazine mother. washington bureau chief says stay tuned. >> mitt romney in salt lake now promising this time to let cameras into a fundraiser after his awkward moment caught on a secret recording in may. at a $50,000 a plate fundraiser at the home of a hedge fund manager, romney told supporters that nearly half of all americans pay no income tax. that they are all obama supporters, dependent on the federal government. >> they believe they are entitled to healthcare, to food, to housing. you name it. the entitlement. and they will hope for this president no matter what. >> half of the public is moochers and parasites. >> was that person part of the 47%? >> he figures it plays terribly for the romney campaign. >> it shows a 1% or gated community. >> now corn and mother jones are out with more from romney, the republican nominee su
NBC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
buildings in the nation's capitol. after the assassination of u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three other american officials who were killed trying to evacuate staff during an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, at the headquarters of care the washington-based muslim civil rights and advocacy organization are condemning what they call the disgraceful killings of american diplomats. >> the killings of our diplomats deserve condemnation and should be brought to justice. this attack is inexcusable and cannot be justified under any justificati justification. >> reporter: this video of ambassador stevens was posted on the website in libya, when he took over the post earlier this year. >> i had the honor to serve as the u.s. envoy tohe libyan opposition during the revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. >> reporter: ambassador stevens was a moving force in the u.s. partnership with the new libya. >> his enthusiasm, his unbridled sense of hope and love for the libyan experience. he is the machin who actually walked the streets of ben
NBC
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to temperatures in the 40s. and that's where you'll be again during the night tonight pap lot of sunshine out there today. that as allowed temperatures to rise into the upper 70s. 73 in gaithersburg, 77 in leesburg, 77 in la plata and 74 towards pax river. no rain to talk about. we won't be talking about any rain anytime soon. if you're headed to georgetown this evening along the potomac, looking beautiful out there, temperature around 75 at 7:00. waking up to a temperature once again around 57 degrees. that tells you you folks in the suburbs will be cold once again. we'll talk about how cool we get and how long our weather stays like this. it just doesn't get any better. >>> drivers near dupont circle take note. a new traffic project began today that could cause major gridlock from eighth street to dupont circle, part of a project to fix up new hampshire avenue. crews will fix sidewalks, resurface parts of the street and repair water and storm drainpipes. construction will begin at 7:00 in the morning and last until about 7:00 at night. it should take about a year and a half to complete. >>>
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
? it was a little humid and uncomfortable, but we're getting to the last days of that. temperatures hit upper 70s, near 80 in most spot. we'll take a live look outside, our live weather cam brought to you by michael and son. we have the clouds in place. the rain is to the south. temperature 76, dew point mid- to upper 50s, not crazy humid, gone down a little, and wind northwest at 12, pressure starting to recover now kind of low, 29.98 inches of mercury. here's a look at the radar and lightning. notice this does not have the lightning that the storms had last night, a little lightning northern neck around leonardtown, southern maryland down toward richmond. this what is we're watching, an area of showers training west to east, nothing crazy heavy, but if you're headed to a football game tonight, bring an umbrella, maybe even a poncho if you are south of town. in frederick you might stay dry, but south of 66 and certainly down 95 in between d.c. and fredericksburg down towards stafford it's going to be wet and wet also around la plata as well into southern maryland and lighter activity is creeping
NBC
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
there will be some sort of legal action before that happens. >> the latest now on the murder of u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the remains of the fallen americans have come home now. nbc white house correspondent mike va cara joins us with the story. >> rorter: it was a solemn and somber ceremony at a joint base andrews this morning, somewhat of a surprise the white house had scheduled this late in the morning. the president traveling to joint base andrews, accompanied by the secretary of state hillary clinton. the secretary of defense leon panetta. chief of staff here and other top officials. the remains of those four, and let's name them now, ambassador chris stevens, sean smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods, who perished in the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya. the president and hillary clinton both spoke very forcefully, and a very solemn ceremony. we can't emphasize that enough, as the bodies were brought off the c-17 having just arrived from germany, and to joint base andrews. ultimately they will go on to d
NBC
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
potential threats along the rail system. news4's chris gordon joins us in rockville with the details and reaction from passengers today. chris? >> reporter: good evening. the montgomery county police department is one of a number of local, state and federal agencies keeping a close eye on security at metro rail stations throughout our area, with the 9/11 anniversary approaching. today, the montgomery county police showed us a new device that helps them detect the possible presence of a dirty bomb, or other weapons of mass destruction. this device detects radiation. it's the newest weapon local law enforcement is using in the fight against terrorism. montgomery county police emergency services bought about 40 of these units with federal grant money. commuters will notice patrols have increased at metro stations this week. it's part of the heightened security awareness on the 11th anniversary of the september 11th terrorist attacks. >> this is a proactive transportation security detail. something that we've developed over the years. obviously, we are responsible for security at these a
NBC
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, left neighbors bailing out several feet of water from their homes, as news4's tony tull shows us, that how water is too much for a longtime business owner to overcome. >> hopefully i can restart, start from scratch. >> reporter: the flood stains are evidence everywhere. >> you can see the line right here. it went through the whole shop this way. >> reporter: a year after tropical storm lee flooded him, frank klein says he's going off business. >> nobody around here had flood insurance, so, you know, that kind of did everybody in. >> reporter: all of his equipment was leased, and it's soon to be removed once he closes the door. >> i feel like letting it sit there so i remind myself of the day we got flooded. >>> they operated three successful shops. although they were offered loans to rebuilt and re-lease equipment, they couldn't justified taking out diggal loans to cover the damage. >> i was thinking i already owe this money out, do i pay for it twice? it didn't make sense. i thought it would be better to just totally go out of the business. >> reporter: it wasn't just the kleins
NBC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
problems. news4's derrick ward is life with more on what the board did today to try to clean things up a bit. >> indeed.travel appeared ethics guidelines comes on the heel of a federal audit. and out of control travel expenses. these unpaid volunteers that make up the board are appointed by d.c.'s mayor and the president. there was some pushback on details in a proposal lie requires the chair's approval for travel. >> i was criticized, i know, by the vice chairman going to a legal hearing a month ago. well, anybody else in this room could have gone to that hear and some directors did go to those legal proceedings. i had to get on an airport and country down here. >> it was a $9 those ticket for two to prague purchased by another board member that raised eyebrows and criticism. the board reference ilmoved to adopt guidelines that mirror tsa policies. if that subject wasn't sticky enough, the board began working on hiring practices to avoid the appearance of chronnyism. again, a caveat from board members regarding tight circles of influence and contact in this town. >> in any given situa
NBC
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and he stole her purse. >>> a new jobs report released today shows u.s. employer added fewer than expected jobs action fewer jobs than expect indeed august. there were just 96,000 new jobs while it was expected to see at least 125,000 working. >>> the report immediately became a campaign issue in the race for the president. >> the president said at this time we would be at 5.4%. instead we're at about 8%. you know the difference that makes? 9 million people. >> business once again added jobs for the 30th month in a row. that's not good enough, we know it's not good enough. we need to create more jobs faster. >> economists say about 200,000 a month are needed. >>> last night president obama acknowledged his failings and accomplishments, but he vowed the country's problems can be solved and the challenges met. >> yes, our path is hard, but it leads to a better place. yes, our road is longer, but we travel it together. we don't turn back, we leave no one behind, we pull each other up. we draw strength from our victories, and we learn from our mistakes. >> the president began the spee
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